IT Business



Dubai to be home to 'world’s first' working 3D-printer building

UAE’s National Innovation Committee announces plan to construct 2000sq-ft structure with 20ft-tall printer

Law and regulation

French war on ‘illegal’ Uber escalates as execs arrested

US ride-hailing app firm remains target of government, as it tries to ban service

Market research

MEA tablet market records first year-over-year decline

IDC attributes regional slowdown to sharp shipment decline in Turkey

Market research

EMEA security appliance market in slight decline

IDC notes a 2.2% year-on-year decline in revenue for Q1 2015

Market research

CIOs need to pay more attention to ‘rise’ of smart machines: Gartner

Analyst firm highlights threat-benefit debate on machines’ increasing control over key business decisions

Mergers and acquisitions

Microsoft fire-sale sees ads unit go to AOL, maps to Uber

Redmond continues division diet, sheds loss-making businesses with no layoffs: reports

IT Business

Chamber of Commerce gains ISO 20000 - 1:2011 certification

Dubai Chamber of Commerce certifies for IT service level management qualification

Market research

MEA Web users set to hit 425m by 2019: Cisco

Company’s annual VNI forecast claims 27% of regional population will be online in four years

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